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Sharing expertise

A significant proportion of the expertise in the Managers’ offices around the world consists of lawyers who can advise Members on general P&I related legal and contractual and issues.

The legal group participates in a virtual team, meeting regularly to discuss Members’ contracts under the leadership of our Legal Director, Chao Wu. The team’s aim is to provide for best quality service and advice to Members on contract review. 

This team also produces legal briefings on topical issues to share the legal expertise within the Club with our Members. Previous copies of legal briefings can be found here.

Dr Chao Wu

Legal Director

Dr Chao Wu
work +44 20 7204 2157
cell +44 7776 483182

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Dr WU Chao has a Ph.D in law from Paris University (Sorbonne). As Legal director for Thomas Miller P&I Ltd (UK P&I Club), she is responsible for giving general legal advice, legal aspects of cover for Members' contractual arrangements, the legal aspects of P&I Club documentation, and the Rules and Bye-Laws of the Club, as well as the legal aspects of the Pooling Agreement and of Club’s reinsurance contracts.

Chao is part of the Senior Management Team and represents the UK Club on various subcommittees and working groups of the International Group, including those on Pooling Agreement, Pollution, P&I War Risks, Confirmation of Entry, IOPC Fund and Pro-rating, and others. Chao has been the chairperson of the IG Pooling Agreement Subcommittee since 2009.

Chao has been a frequent speaker at conferences and seminars worldwide over the past 22 years, and is the author of many publications, including two books for which she was awarded prizes by the British Insurance Law Association, UK and by the Institut Economique du Droit de la Mer, Monaco.  She is also a recognized authority on international marine environmental law, and formerly worked for Thomas Miller (Americas), where she also became an authority on US environmental law.


Ioana Gonciari

Senior Claims Executive

Ioana Gonciari
work +44 20 7204 2117
cell +44 7920 028779

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Ioana joined Thomas Miller in 2009 after spending four years working in another International Group P&I Club, where she handled P&I and Defence claims mainly for Greek shipowners. She is dual-qualified as a lawyer in both England & Wales and Romania and holds Master's degrees in Maritime Law from Southampton University and European Law from Paris. Ioana is fluent in French and Romanian.


Jacqueline Tan

Senior Claims Executive

Jacqueline Tan
work +44 20 7204 2118
cell + 44 7917 265966

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Jacqueline is a qualified barrister and solicitor and handles FDD and P&I cases, as well as editor of the Club’s legal publications. She is a Director of Claims at Thomas Miller and also a member of the Club’s Legal and Environmental Teams. Jacqueline speaks Malay, French and Hokkien.


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